Villa Salena - Details of the accommodation

6 bedroom villa with private heated pool

In the authentic Champagne-Cognac countryside

Everything you need for a perfect holiday; a quiet rural location, a spectacular view, your own heated pool, a comfortable well equipped house. An ideal holiday rental to make the most of the attractions of this magnificent region. Soak up the ambiance of the lazy Charente-Maritme, within easy reach of the Atlantic coast. Just a short drive to shops bar and restaurants as well as a superb leisure lake with water heated by a thermal spring (restaurant, pedalos, sailing and tree-adventure in July and August). There is also a wealth of historic towns to explore nearby and plenty to see and do in the surrounding area. Cycle hire is available locally.

Easy access to the Charente-Maritime coastline

The resort town of Royan (37 miles / 59km), offers magnificent sandy beaches both at the town and along the côte sauvage, and is well known for it's pretty 1900's achitecture.
You will also find Talmont sur Gironde (32 miles / 51km) - ideal for walking and cycling and with its medieval village and the church of Ste Radegonde to visit. La Palmyre (47 miles / 75km) offers a pretty port, a lively town centre and its famous zoo.

Lots to discover in the surrounding area

You can visit the fabulous aquatic centre "Les Antilles" at nearby Jonzac, with its indoor lagoon and lots of activities. The historic town of Cognac in it's beautiful riverside setting offers plenty to discover - superb archtecture, parks, museums, cognac tasting and river trips. There are also the medieval town of Pons and the town of Saintes, with its roman sites.

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Villa in Charente Maritime, lounge terrace

Villa in Charente Maritime, view over vineyards and countryside

The lounge terrace

The perfect spot for an evening drink whilst enjoying the view over the vineyards and countryside.

Villa in Charente Maritime, dining terrace

Villa in Charente Maritime, covered terrace

The dining terraces

Ample space for al-fresco dining on the main terrace and with plenty of shade from the adjustable awnings. The cosy covered breakfast terrace, just off the kitchen, offers a marvelous start to the day.

Villa in Charente Maritime, large lounge with view

Villa in Charente Maritime, dining room

The living area

The huge lounge offers two sitting areas and a view to the pool. Well equipped, with a connected TV, and a piano. There is a lovely separate dining room. Not shown in these photos - a large dining table that converts to play pool.

Villa in Charente Maritime, well equipped kitchen

Villa in Charente Maritime, spacious kitchen

The kitchen

The top quality spacious kitchen has everything you need, including large american fridge, dishwasher, microwave, etc. There is also a separate utility room with washing machine and dryer.

Villa in Charente Maritime, bedroom with view

Villa in Charente Maritime, double bedroom

The bedrooms

6 brightly decorated bedrooms with comfortable beds and ample wardrobe space :
3 double bedrooms and 3 twin bedrooms (2 can be made wide double on request). Each with TV and air conditioning.

Villa in Charente Maritime, bathroom with spa bath

Villa in Charente Maritime, shower room with walk in shower

The bathrooms

On the ground floor there is a bathroom with spa bath and large shower. Two separate toilets.
On the first floor there are two shower rooms and a separate toilet.

Villa in Charente Maritime, private heated pool

Villa in Charente Maritime, large gardens

The swimming pool

The heated pool is a free-form design around 10 metres long and has entrance steps. The depth is 1.10m to 1.50m giving plenty of playing space. A removable safety fence can be provided on request.


  • Private heated pool
  • Accomodation 280 m²
  • Classification : 4-star
  • Sleeping 12 people
  • 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • End of stay cleaning service option (€120)
  • Free unlimited WiFi
  • Connected TV (bring your access codes).,
  • Piano
  • Dishwasher, washing machine, dryer
  • Gym / games room and table football
  • Exterior table tennis
  • American pool table 2m40 x 1m30
  • Off-road parking

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At 200m : Children's play area and boules court.

In the village of Achiac (3 miles) :

  • Bakery
  • Grocery
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Pharmacy
  • Tennis

In the town of Jonzac (10 miles) :

  • Supermarket
  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Shops and amenities
  • Market

See the Jonzac leisure lake

See the list of restaurants

Babies and toddlers

What's provided :

  • Cot
  • High chair
  • 2nd cot
  • 2nd high chair
  • Baby bath
  • Booster seat for chairs
  • Toilet reducer
  • Plates and cutlery
  • Stair gate

The details

The villa boasts a fabulous sunny living area and a delightful kitchen. On the ground floor there are two bedrooms, a bathroom (spa bath and shower), two toilets and a gym / games room. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, two shower rooms and a further toilet. There is air-conditioning throughout.
Outside there is a vast terrace area and 10m heated pool, two covered terraces, one facing east, one facing south, a large lawn garden and ample parking for 4 or 5 cars.

NB : The sleeping arrangements have some flexibility - 3 doubles / 3 twins,  4 doubles / 2 twins,  or 5 doubles / 1 twin. This must be requested beforehand. You can specify your requirement on the Booking Form.

Ground floor. Spacious living room, connected TV (bring your access codes for your preferred on-line services), sound bar, fireplace, piano. Dining room, (table for 8-10 and a further table for 4 in the kitchen area - can be moved together or used separately for the children, the large table converts to an american pool table). Fully equipped kitchen with hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, American fridge-freezer. Utility room with washing machine and tumble-dryer, iron, ironing board. Bedroom which can be made wide double or twin beds on request. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with spa bath and shower. Separate toilet. Cloakroom with toilet and hand-basin. Gym /games room with table football, rowing machine, elliptical cycle, plus a TV and internet connection for games consoles (Sony PS3 provided).
First floor. Three double bedrooms. Bedroom which can be made wide double or twin beds on request. Two shower rooms. Separate toilet. All bedrooms have a TV (French channels).
Exterior. Covered terrace with lounge furniture. Further covered breakfast terrace. Dining terrace with awnings for shade. Pergola overlooking the view. Barbecue. Heated swimming pool (sole use), 10m x 5m, with access steps, depth 1m10 to 1m50, safety alarm and removable fencing (fitted on request when young children). Pool open late May to end of September. Ample sun beds. Table tennis. Lawn garden. Off-road parking. The whole property is fenced and there are electric entrance gates.

Offering spacious quality accommodation, the villa is ideal for large family groups, extended family gatherings or 2 or 3 families holidaying together, and with your own private swimming pool. Its location gives you the best of both worlds, in the heart of the lovely authentic countryside, yet the Charente-Maritime coast is easily accessible for day trips. It is well placed for visiting the major tourist attractions, but you don’t need to go further than the nearby bathing lake to keep the children amused. Villa Salena is the holiday home you’ve been dreaming of.

Reduced mobility : The downstairs double bedroom and bathroom may be suitable for people with reduced mobility. If you are concerned by this, please consult us before making a reservation.